Thanks to Thomas Allen and Son, I have one copy of Mark Bittman’s How to Cook Everything Fast to giveaway to one lucky Canadian reader! To enter, leave me a comment telling me why YOU need to learn how to cook everything fast(er)! For a bonus entry, check out my Cookbook Book Club post where […]
We’re back! The Petits Chefs are back at school and raring to go this term! Typically this is a term when I have a smaller group because of other commitments the boys have like sports or the school play, but this year I have a full house of 15 boys aged 8-11. I’m so excited […]
So, we made mussels for French Fridays with Dorie. Again. We’ve made the classic Moules Marinière before and there have been a few other dishes I seem to have conveniently left the “optional” mussels out of, ahem. This pasta dish, for example. I just don’t like the flavour or texture of them, though Mr Neil […]
This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe is one you might be surprised to find in a French baking book: homemade granola (muesli) bars. But Baking Chez Moi is full of these fabulous homemade treats – humble, not necessarily fancy but always delicious. These bars would definitely make Dorie’s friends wonder “Why would you bother making […]
It’s been a while since I reported on the Cookbook Book Club (my once a month “cooking from the same cookbook” meal with Jan from Family Bites and Jenn from Chocolate Shavings). our January date is creeping up on us yet I somehow had not managed to write about December’s edition! So far, we have […]
So yeah, with just under 5 months’ of recipes left from Around my French Table for French Fridays with Dorie, we’re into the “bits and pieces” and “odds and ends”. Such as this week’s “Caviar in Aspic”. Actually it’s caviar ON aspic if we’re being nit-picky. Dorie’s recipe headnote recounts a fancy passed hors d’oeuvre […]
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- French Fridays: Merveilleux from My Paris Kitchen
- In the French kitchen with kids: Les Petits Chefs perfect mixed berry galettes!